Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Cornell Forward Sean Collins

March 26, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu (17) receives congratulations from teammates after scoring in the third period against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit won 7-2 clinching a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

The Blue Jackets signed forward Sean Collins.

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed Cornell forward Sean Collins to a two-year contract, the team announced. Via the Blue Jackets official website:

Collins, 23, just completed his senior season at Cornell University, where he registered 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points, 12 penalty minutes and a +4 plus/minus rating in 34 games, setting career highs in goals, assists and points. He led the club in face-off win percentage (55.6 percent) and ranked second in goals, points, power play goals (three) and shots (80).

Columbus picked Collins with the 187th pick in the 2008 NHL Draft. He was an assistant captain for Cornell during his senior season and they went 19-9-7.

For more on the Columbus Blue Jackets, go to The Cannon. If you're looking for the Red Wings' take, head over to Winging It In Motown. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NHL hub at SBNation.com/NHL.

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